WIGFALL, Louis Trezevant, 1816-1874



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Alabama Department of Archives and History
Montgomery, AL
Papers: Photograph in Confederate Officers photograph album, no date.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1858-1909. 2 feet. Family correspondence and papers from the Civil War. Also correspondence in Custis-Lee family papers, 1711-1924.


University of Texas
Center for American History
Austin, TX
Papers: 1833-1873. 5 inches, including 7 volumes. Correspondence, speeches, legal papers, genealogy, and clippings relating to genealogy, government, politics, and military and social affairs. Topics include his political philosophy of states’ rights, support of slavery and its extension, advocacy of admission of Texas as a slave state, leadership in the secession movement, Confederate government and the Civil War, and his exile in England after the war. Also miscellaneous papers in various collections.